Bad Faith Insurance
When an Insurer Refuses to Pay
You know what’s worse than having to pay for insurance? Paying for insurance and then having your insurance company turn around and try to cheat you out of the money you’re owed. Unfortunately, this happens frequently and is prevalent with a large number of insurance companies (hint: the more you see the insurance company’s advertisements, the more likely they are to try to skimp on payments). In fact, many insurance companies have a policy of denying claims in the hopes that the claimant will accept their denial and just go away. In the legal world, when your policy provides coverage and the insurer refuses to pay (or adequately pay) you, these are referred to as bad faith insurance cases.
A Carolinas Law Firm Willing to Fight the Insurance Companies
The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor represents people who have been involved in disputes with their insurance companies. With office locations in Charlotte, Hickory, Greenville and Columbia, we handle cases throughout North and South Carolina. Our legal team has a great deal of experience in resolving bad faith disputes between our clients and their insurance companies. At the Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor, our attorneys negotiate with and litigate against insurance companies to make sure insurance companies act in good faith.
If you suspect that your insurance company has used bad faith in denying your insurance claim, consult with our attorneys who understand how insurance claims work and know how to prove bad faith in order to get you the insurance proceeds you deserve.
Your Insurer’s Obligations
Regardless of what type of insurance claim you have asserted, your insurance company has an obligation to act in good faith and to treat you fairly and adequately. Under an insurance policy, every insurance carrier has a duty to fully investigate your claim in a timely manner and a duty to pay out on legitimate claims in a reasonable time frame. Failure to do either of these duties may constitute bad faith.
It is important to understand that not all disagreements with insurance companies result are a result of bad faith. In fact, most aren’t. That’s because bad faith requires something more than a dispute over the value of your claim or how long it is taking to resolve. Bad faith requires a blatant disregard of your rights as a policyholder. In other words, bad faith requires that the insurance company is
Don’t Let Your Insurer Unfairly Deny Your Claim
Insurance bad faith cases are often difficult and complex cases that insurance companies go to great lengths to fight. At the Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor, our Charlotte, Hickory, Greenville and Columbia attorneys understand bad faith cases and are ready and willing to take the insurance company on. We have the experience and resources to taken on the biggest insurance companies, all the way to trial. If you are dealing with an insurer who has acted in bad faith towards you, call the Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor for a free consultation to see if we can help you get the payout you deserve.